This BPATS Assessment Tool (the "Tool") was developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (Institute) under contract to the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate, Office of the SAFETY Act Implementation (OSAI). Both the Institute and the United States Government own and hold property rights and interests in and to the Tool and reserve all such rights therein. You are hereby permitted to use the Tool for its intended purpose of assessing the security features, practices and procedures of your commercial facility. Use of the Tool for purposes for which it is not intended is hereby prohibited. You may not reproduce and publish or otherwise distribute or display the Tool to others for commercial or other unauthorized purposes. You may not modify the Tool or create derivative works based on the Tool without express written approval of both the Institute and the DHS OSAI.
DISCLAIMER: NEITHER THE INSTITUTE, THE DHS, NOR THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WARRANTS OR GUARANTEES THAT USE OF THE BPATS ASSESSMENT TOOL WILL PROTECT USER, USER'S FACILITY, OR PERSONS OCCUPYING USER'S FACILITY FROM HARM, INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY TERRORIST OR OTHER CRIMINAL ACT DIRECTED AGAINST THE FACILITY OR ITS OCCUPANTS. NEITHER THE INSTITUTE NOR THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, OR ANY AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT THEREOF, ASSUMES ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES INCURRED BY A FACILITY OR ANY PERSON(S) OCCUPYING A FACILITY BASED UPON OR ALLEGED TO BE BASED UPON USE OF THIS BPATS ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR COMMERCIAL FACILITIES.